Jet ski riders say ‘enough is enough’

OVER 100 Jet skis departed from Patterson River on Sunday to ride down the Mornington Peninsula in protest of recent council push back against the sport. The riders left at a little after 10am, and s...

Frankston orphans have a great day out

MISS McKenzie, the boys friend, who takes a kindly and practical interest in the waifs and strays of the Boys’ Home on the Mornington road, on Saturday last 11th int. at 3 pm., gave a treat at the re...

Close call for drowning child at PARC

A YOUNG boy has survived a drowning scare at the Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre on 8 January. Police and ambulance were called to the centre just before 4pm when a five-year-old was pulled from ...

Rail resolution between councils signalled

FRANKSTON and Mornington councillors have met behind closed doors to discuss the plan to electrify the Frankston line to Baxter. There had been some discrepancy between Frankston and Mornington counc...

Refugee motion splits councillors

A MOTION for Kingston councillors to note that “refugees and migrants have made a positive contribution to our community” has divided council. The motion, moved by deputy mayor Cr Steve Staikos, read...

Council to explore City Hall improvements

A REPORT will be prepared that explores a “stage 2 masterplan” that considers the “structural feasibility” of Kingston City Hall, with potential future investment into the hall for improved arts faci...

Crime wave at Chelsea beach

A GROUP of youths set off on a crime spree along Chelsea beach on 27 December, committing numerous assaults and robberies across a half hour time period.  Kingston Crime Investigation Unit detec...

Long Island storm back after long break

PENINSULA ONE day cricket has returned to MPCA after the Christmas break with a bang, with some big scores bringing in the new year. Long Island kicked things off positively, with opener Aaron Paxton...